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What does Prue mean?

Prue [prue] as a name for girls. Prue's name origin is Latin, and Prue means "caution, discretion". Prue is an alternate spelling of Prudence (Latin).


Prue has 1 variant: Pru.

Prue has 2 more related forms via Prudence: Prudie and Prudy.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Parue, Perue, ..

(male) Pruei, Pruepe, ..

How popular is Prue?

Prue is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#15187 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prudie and Prudence are the popular related forms of Prue (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Prue was common among parents 134 years ago. Below is a charted comparison of the statistics of Prue and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Prudence, Prudie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Prue and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Drue, Page, Paule, Perle, Pris, Rue and Sue. These names tend to be more frequently used than Prue.